A common confusion in credentialing is the Carnegie Unit and the Credit Hour. While these measures are historically linked, they are not synonymous. The difference can cause confusion for people entering the U.S. educational system from abroad, just as foreign educational systems can cause confusion for those trying to evaluate education from abroad.
India’s education system operates according to the regulations set in place by both the national government, via the Ministry of Human Resource Development, and the governments of the states and territories. At the junior and senior secondary level (Standard X and Standard XII), students will enroll in either public or private schools.
Uninhabited until it was colonized by Europe in the mid-1400s, Cape Verde is considered one of the great success stories of Africa. Briefly a province of Portugal before its independence in 1975, Cape Verde, also known as Cabo Verde, has benefited from a strong democracy and its partnerships with three continents.
Most people probably do not know who Dr. George Barker Jeffery was. He was a prominent early-20th century mathematical physicist, having done research in the field of mathematics since his early twenties. Those who have studied the Theory of Relativity might recognize his name because Dr. Jeffery is also famous for having translated groundbreaking essays on the Theory of Relativity.
When looking into graduate school programs in the United States, many international students come across the same problem: their Bachelor’s degree was three years rather than four. This can be alarming for students when they are already stressed about applying to graduate programs.
The GPA is especially important as colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the challenges placed by the Coronavirus pandemic. Many institutions that previously relied on standardized test scores such as the SAT and ACT are waiving this requirement because of test date cancellations around the world.